JOSEPH MASON REEVES JR. (1898-1973) Portrait Painter.
Joseph Mason Reeves Jr. was born in Washington, DC, the son of Admiral Joseph M. Reeves. Following graduation from UC (1917) and naval service in WWI, Reeves studied art at the PAFA, Corcoran Gallery (Washington, DC), Academies Julian and Colarossi in Paris, and the British Academy of Arts in Rome (1922-23). He then worked as a portraitist in NYC, Norfolk (VA), San Francisco, and Los Angeles where he was associated with MGM Studios from 1928-34.
Joseph Mason Reeves Jr. biography courtesy of Hughes.